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Two mild earthquakes hit Nepal

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

Two mild earthquakes measuring 4.1 and 4.2 on the Richter Scale today jolted Nepal, but no damage was reported.

The first tremor was recorded at around 6 am (local time) with epicenter located at Gorkha district, 150 kilometers west of Kathmandu.


Another aftershock with epicenter at Sindhupalchowk district, 100 kilometers east of Kathmandu, was felt early today, according to the National Seismological Centre.

A total of 384 aftershocks with 4 or more magnitude have been recorded after the Gorkha earthquake of April 25 that killed nearly 9,000 people.

First Published: Thu, August 27 2015. 15:28 IST
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